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Gil Stoewsand, who helped to save N.Y. wine trade, dies

Jul 12, 2016
Gilbert Stoewsand, a Cornell food scientist who helped to rescue New York's fledgling wine industry in the early 1970s by debunking shoddy science that attributed health risks wine made from hybrid grapes, died July 4. He was 83. Read more

Alumni learn about effects of extreme weather on farming

Jun 17, 2016
Toby Ault presented a Reunion Weekend lecture on extreme weather and its impacts on agriculture, held in conjunction with a Mann Library exhibit showcasing collaborations between the Cornell Climate Smart Farming Program and New York state farmers. Read more

Consumers sour on milk exposed to LED light

Jun 8, 2016
Cornell researchers in the Department of Food Science found exposure to light-emitting diode (LED) sources for even a few hours degrades the perceived quality of fluid milk more than microbes. Read more